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Grand Rounds: Islet Cell Autotransplantation With Dr. Hughes

Dr. Mike Hughes discusses innovative medical care of chronic pancreatitis with ground-breaking work on auto-islet cell transplantation. He covers differences in auto vs. allo transplantation, indications of transplantation, evaluation of prospective transplant patients, peri-operative and outpatient management, and observed outcomes post-surgery. The lecture spends time reviewing several ongoing research projects at University of Louisville  by several labs researching facets of this topic.  

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Acute Pancreatitis: Medicine vs Surgery with Dr. Roberts

Dr. Roberts addresses one of the age-old discussions between medicine and surgery: what to do with an inflamed pancreas? He does a brief review of  presentation, etiology, severity assessment, complications of pancreatitis and then spends a good deal of time on endoscopic and surgical treatments for pancreatitis and it's complications.

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The Acute Abdomen with Dr. Farmer

Dr. Russell Farmer covers the acute abdomen for internists (from a surgeon's perspective). He reviews history and physical findings tailored to an acute abdomen and works through cases to discuss the following: diverticulitis, appendicitis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer disease, bowel obstruction, cholecystitis, ovarian torsion, testicular torsion. 

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